Arriving late to the party, the official Fandango Movies app has finally made its way to the Android Market and joins Apple, RIM and Palm, which have been enjoying it for some time.¬† Fandango Movies app provides a mobile Fandango experience with everything you’d expect including the ability to stream movie trailers, check local movie times, and review movie details and ratings.¬† However, the greatest feature is the ability to purchase tickets directly from your phone, something that no other movie app currently offers.¬† Hit the jump for a more in depth look and a gallery showing off its interface.

Android owners that subscribe to Verizon’s FiOS TV service can now download the new FiOS Mobile for Android. Developed by Verizon, the new application allows users to search TV listings and manage their FiOS DVR remotely by scheduling new programs, viewing a list of recorded content and viewing scheduled content. Now if they would allow us to view our recorded content, then the world would be almost perfect. Interested parties can download the FiOS¬† Mobile application for free from the Android Market. [via Phone Scoop]

Last week we showed you a video from Adobe showcasing¬† Flash 10.1 running on the Nexus One.¬† Since then, another video has surfaced, but this time Adrian Ludwig from Adobe is showing Flash 10.1 running on the Motorola Droid with 2.0 software.¬† It’s been unclear whether a device would need to upgrade to 2.1 before being able to play Flash 10.1 but this video answers any questions regarding that.¬† As you will see there seems to be a little more stuttering in this version in both embedded Flash video playback as well as an animated cartoon that they demonstrate.¬† Hit…

Are you looking to kick it up an notch and move beyond the drab ringtones that ship with your Android handset? If you answered with an enthusiastic “yes”, then you may want to take a look at Ringo Pro from Electric Pocket. Ringo Pro allows you to set custom ringtones and vibrate patterns for your incoming SMS and mobile phone calls. The application has fine granularity letting you customize the ringtone, the vibrate pattern and even the LED blinking color for each and every contact in your address book. Ringo Pro expands your choices beyond the stock Android ring and…

The much anticipated, 230 mpg Chevrolet Volt is due to hit dealers later this year and what better way to manage its on board computer than with your beloved Android phone?¬† An app is in the works for Android, iPhone, and the Blackberry Storm that will allow users to control the charging of the vehicle, check stats on MPGs, see the current odometer reading, and more. Some of the more interesting features allow you to turn the A/C and heat on while the vehicle is plugged in, conserving battery life but in essence, acting like a remote starter to get…

A couple of applications that provide similar convenience whilst using your phone’s accelerometer are AutoConference by Pythonistas and Silencer by Bruno Albuqurque. ¬†AutoConference allows you to toggle speakerphone by simply holding the phone with the screen facing up or placing it on a flat surface in the same direction. ¬†Silencer does something similar, but equally impressive. ¬†Place the phone screen facing down on a flat surface and it will automatically put your phone in silent mode. ¬†While both of these apps are relatively simple in terms of features, the¬†usefulness and ease of each make them both must have applications for…

SMS Popup is a must have app for anyone who isn’t already using a replacement messaging app on their Android device.¬† Unlike Handcent, this app has one goal, alert you to an SMS or MMS with a pop up screen displaying the message, and allow you the ability to reply quickly.¬† It does not replace the current Android messaging app but works together with it, and it does it very well.¬† When you receive a text message and you have SMS Popup enabled, your message will “pop-up” over everything on your screen, even if the phone is locked and the…

Bloggers rejoice!¬† There may be an official WordPress app in the works for Android devices.¬† The Blog Herald has discovered that WordPress has created a blog subdomain at android.wordpress.org.¬† If this is any indication of foreshadowing then let it be known that they did the same thing when creating apps for the iPhone and BlackBerry.¬† Speculation has it that the app will launch around the Nexus One hoopla around January 5th so be on the lookout.¬† Right now this is only a strong rumor but as soon as we have more information or details we will let you know. [via…

ÔĽŅÔĽŅÔĽŅÔĽŅÔĽŅRemember that ultra sleek gallery app you’ve seen in the many Nexus One videos that have been posted in the last 2 weeks?¬† Well, now you can have that app on your Android 2.0 or 2.0.1 device, but mainly the Motorola Droid.¬† The team over at Droidmuff.in have discovered that it has been ported and is rather easy to install.¬† There is no rooting necessary but I should note that it is slightly unstable.¬† Here are the step by step instructions: Download¬†gallery_flan.apk to your computer. Copy¬†gallery.apk file to your sdcard. On your phone go to¬†Settings, then¬†Applications and enable¬†Unknown Sources. On…

NPR has recently, in conjunction with a Google employee, released a news app for the Android Market.¬† The application’s backstory is interesting. Google employee Michael Frederick approached NPR with the idea of creating an app for them during the 20% of his workweek in which Google allows all employees to work on any one project that they desire.¬† What has birthed from this is a semi-robust app encompassing news, podcasts, and search functions relating to NPR programming.¬† Hit the jump for an in depth look.